Sunday, 7 August, 2022
TopicIndia-Nepal

Topic: India-Nepal

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Buddhist centre in Nepal’s Lumbini

The India International Centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage at Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha will be NetZero compliant.

Pakistan will be kept afloat as no country wants a ‘nuclear Somalia’, says ex-envoy Vivek Katju

The former Indian ambassador said that the country ‘has always been beyond its means’, and the economic crisis it is facing is ‘nothing unusual’.

In pictures: Modi & Deuba meet on Nepal PM’s Delhi visit, flag off train between neighbours

Modi and Deuba, who has earlier held the PM's chair for four other terms, Saturday agreed to give priority to trade and cross-border connectivity initiatives in all respects.

India to boost connectivity with Bangladesh & Nepal with new rail links, says foreign secy

Harsh Vardhan Shringla said Wednesday that the neighbourhood is a priority for India, and it works closely with all neighbours, ‘except Pakistan’.

India wants Nepal not to allow foreigners to use trans-border rail link, cites security

Official sources say since India and Nepal have visa-free travel, other countries' nationals would make travel cumbersome due to immigration, customs and visa-checking procedures.

Nepal Army chief embarks on four-day visit to India to bolster defence ties

During his visit to New Delhi on the invitation of his Indian counterpart, Gen. Sharma will be conferred with the title of honorary 'General of Indian Army', the Nepal Army said.

India, Nepal review progress of key cross-border railway projects

The two countries signed an SOP and MoU to ensure early start of the rail services and also discussed the ongoing works on two broad gauge railway lines, the MEA said.

Friendship with India & China of ‘paramount importance’ in our foreign policy: Nepal at UN

Speaking at the UN General Assembly debate, the new Nepal Foreign Minister said that their worldview is shaped by its adherence to the principle of 'amity with all & enmity with none'.

Jaishankar agrees to take India-Nepal alliance forward in meeting with Nepalese counterpart

This was the first meeting between the two ministers. On 22 September, Nepal PM had appointed Narayan Khadka as foreign minister to lead the country's delegation to the ongoing UNGA.

In a ‘bhai-bhai ka rishta’, Nepal refuses to be India’s younger brother. It wants equality

In 'Kathmandu Dilemma: Resetting India-Nepal Ties', former Indian ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, views the country's evolution throughout the years.

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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